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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #495 on: July 29, 2017, 1252 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Letter beacon "A" with deep fades and +20 dB over the noise peaks
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #496 on: August 01, 2017, 1428 UTC »
4102.715 KHz  Windy. Good signal with fast fades. Breezy. Temp 94.  Battery 12.8 volts
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #497 on: August 02, 2017, 1326 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Letter beacon "A". +15 dB above the noise
4102.725 KHz  Windy. +10dB above the noise. Minor fades.. Temp 84 deg. Battery 12.7 volts
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #498 on: August 03, 2017, 1304 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Letter beacon "A". Very weak.
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #499 on: August 03, 2017, 1328 UTC »
I camped here for a while and if finally popped up just now

7039.400 KHz  Russian letter beacon M. Weak but with heavy fading and interference.
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #500 on: August 11, 2017, 1246 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Letter "A" +20 dB over the noise
4096.360 KHz  Haystack. Weak but readable
4102.626 KHz   Windy???  Just very long dashes
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #501 on: August 12, 2017, 1447 UTC »
4095.800 KHz  Viking. Fair signal with a little fading
4102.625 KHz  Windy?? If so it is broken and sends long dashes, no Morse
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #502 on: August 15, 2017, 1333 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Letter beacon "A" barely readble. Solar panels around here are waking up and spewing RFI
4096.360 KHz  Haystack. About 10 dB over the noise floor
4102.725 KHz  Windy is dead/malfunctioning. No signal this morning
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #503 on: August 17, 2017, 1300 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Letter beacon "A". Signal is 15 dB over the noise. Mild fades
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #504 on: August 20, 2017, 1730 UTC »
4102.625 KHz  Windy??  Long periods of silence then there might be anywhere from 1 to 5 dashes then a long silence again. Maybe it was hit by lightning and the CPU became confused
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #505 on: August 24, 2017, 1310 UTC »
2097.310 KHz  Letter beacon "A". Signal is 10 dB over the noise.
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #506 on: August 25, 2017, 1510 UTC »
4095.865 KHz Viking. Weak but readable
4096.360 KHz  Haystack. About 10 dB over the noise floor
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #507 on: August 28, 2017, 1312 UTC »
2097.305 KHz  Letter beacon "A" is +20 dB over the noise, booming in here
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Maybe 10 dB over the noise floor
Jim
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #508 on: August 29, 2017, 1347 UTC »
4096.365 KHz  Haystack. Barely readable
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Re: My Morning Beacon Log
« Reply #509 on: August 31, 2017, 1317 UTC »
2097.300 KHz  Letter beacon "A" is +15 - +20 dB over the noise
Jim
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